ORC Bulgarian Championship

15 September 2019

  This weekend over Friday-Sunday is being held the keel boat championship in Bulgaria for ORC and IRC classes. The races will be divided over three days - Friday 13 September W/L courses, Saturday 14 Sept a coastal race of 34nm and Sunday the 15 Sept W/L courses again. There are 27 boats competing in different classes.

Last year champions led by Petar Dimitrov on his Melges 32 Evil Woman from Sailing Club ST. Nikolay in ORC A will be defending their title, as is last's champion in ORC B Valentin Nikolovís X-332 Wasabi from Sailing Club Chernomoretz.

The championship is organised in Varna, Bulgaria by the Bulgarian Sailing Federation with hosting clubs Black Sea Breeze and Pontos, and support from the Medical University of Varna.

The weather has been challenging with prevailing winds in the mid teens and gusts above 25 knots on Friday and slightly lower winds speed expected during the weekend.



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